STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1208
RE: H.B. No. 953
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-Second State Legislature
Regular Session of 2023
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 953, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Require the Department of Land and Natural Resources to:
(A) Develop and publish a website that includes the application processes for a permit, license, or reservation to conduct recreational and commercial activities in the State that are regulated by or under the jurisdiction of the Department; and
(B) Convert existing application processes into a digital format to be used on the website; and
(2) Appropriate funds for the establishment of the website.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Land and Natural Resources and one individual. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 953, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
KYLE T. YAMASHITA, Chair